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  • Information Technology Authority Oman sets stage for HM’s IT award contest

    Preparations are on by the Information Technology Authority (ITA) to open the registration process for the Sultan Qaboos Award for Excellence in eGovernment 2014. Registrations are scheduled to begin in July and will continue until the end of September, 2014.

    To explain the details of the fourth edition of this award, the ITA held a workshop on Tuesday. About 120 participants represented around 45 governments, private institutions, and SMEs at the workshop.

  • Intelligent Community Forum Announces Smart21 Communities of 2011

    A snapshot of communities where innovation and entrepreneurial activities are centered around healthcare IT

    The Intelligent Community Forum ( announced today its highly anticipated list of the Smart21 Communities of 2011.  The announcement was made by ICF Co-founder Louis Zacharilla at an event hosted by Suwon, South Korea, ICF’s 2010 Intelligent Community of the Year.

    A complete list of the Smart21 of 2011 with brief profiles of each community may be found on the Smart21 page under Awards.

  • InternetDorf 2003: Gemeinde Straubenhardt geehrt

    Die Gemeinde Straubenhardt im baden-württembergischen Enzkreis ist das "InternetDorf 2003". Der Minister für ländlichen Raum, Willi Stächele (CDU), verlieh den Preis seines Ministeriums für die komfortabel und vorbildlich gestaltete Website der Gemeinde.
  • Ireland: 20,000 hits at day at Revenue website

    This year's overall winner of the Irish eGovernment Awards 2005 is the Land Registry Office.

    The LRO completes 3,300 business transactions per day online.

    The vast bulk of the Land Registry's business has moved online leading to 769,000-paid transactions last year. Since the online service was launched a total of more than 2 million paid transactions have been carried out.

  • Ireland: Bord Gais crowned e-government champion

    Bord Gais and Cork City Council were the two big winners at the 2008 Irish eGovernment awards, which were held on Thursday night.

    At a ceremony in Dublin's Four Seasons Hotel, Bord Gais picked up two awards as it claimed the title of overall winner and the award for Best Commercial State Body for its website The website, which allows users to pay their bills online and submit meter readings online, was described by the judges as being in most cases "superior to almost any other transactional website. It is intuitive, fully functional and of great benefit to both the organisation and to its customers. It is a credit to those who led the project."

  • Ireland: European Commission Selects Mid-West Regional Authority To Receive E-Inclusion Award

    The Mid-West Regional Authority (MWRA) has received a special award from the European Commission for its role in making eGovernment services more widely accessible and socially inclusive across the region.

    The CitizenFirst Project, which is led by the MWRA and co-funded by INTERREG North West Europe, is one of just 35 shortlisted entries that impressed the judging panel in the 2008 European e-Inclusion Awards.

  • Ireland: Government going for public sector gongs

    Five Irish public sector projects are up for gongs in the 2005 eEurope Awards for eGovernment to be held in Manchester next month, a tonic for a beleaguered sector that has been heavily under attack from the media in recent weeks.

    The strong Irish contingent is made up of Meath County Council for its work in taking communities online, the Local Government Computer Services Board for Mobhaile, the Department of An Taoiseach for its eCabinet initiative and the Revenue Commissioners for its ongoing innovation around the Revenue On-Line Service portal.

  • Ireland: Kerry County Council wins top e-gov award

    At a ceremony in Dublin on Thursday, six Irish public sector bodies were recognised for their outstanding work in e-government over the last year.

    The Eircom-sponsored event, called the "Innovation Through Technology Awards," was run by Inside Government magazine, a publication that caters to civil servants and public sector employees. The event marked the first year of awards and included a keynote address from Taoiseach Bertie Ahern and closing remarks from Eircom CEO Dr. Philip Nolan.

  • Ireland: Land Registry Office picks up top award

    The Land Registry Office, which has successfully migrated 80 percent of its business online, was crowned overall winner of the Irish eGovernment Awards 2005.

    The governmental department was awarded the prize in recognition of its success in utilising electronic services. The Land Registry Office now completes 3,300 business transactions per day via its website. In 2004 the government department's site completed 769,000 transactions via the site and has seen more than 2 million paid transactions carried out since it was first launched. The Land Registry Office also picked up a "Best Central eGovernment" honour at the awards.

  • Ireland: Recession will drive more Government services online

    The Irish people voted the online TV licence facility as their favourite e-government service last night at the e-Government Awards 2009.

    The organisers of the awards said that the recession should be used by Government departments as an opportunity to look at ways of driving savings with in their own organisations.

  • Ireland: Three councils make e-Government awards nominations

    Donegal, Kildare and Monaghan County Councils have been shortlisted for the Local Government category in the annual e-Government awards to be announced early in the New Year.
  • Irish eGovernment Award winners announced

    The winners of the 2008 Irish eGovernment Awards were presented on Thursday, 21 February, at a gala dinner attended by over 350 guests at the Four Seasons Hotel in Dublin.

    Bord Gáis was named the overall winner on the night for its website

    The Irish eGovernment Awards, jointly run by the Public Sector Times newspaper and web usage and content experts Elucidate, are now in their sixth year.

  • JO: Award planned for best e-gov’t services to improve quality

    In an attempt to counter the decline in e-government services over the past few years, the government on Wednesday announced an award to encourage ministries and public agencies to improve e-services.

    Under the award, which will be launched next year, public agencies and ministries will compete for best e-government unit, best e-government service and best e-government project, Nader Thneibat, secretary general of the ICT Ministry, told reporters.

  • wins top honours, the first private sector initiative dedicated exclusively to getting more locals into the workforce, has won the Bahrain eContent Award 2011 in the eInclusion category.

    Jobs4Bahrainis is a joint venture between Gulf Connexions, Bahrain's leading recruitment company and Al Hilal Group, a top publishing organisation in the region.

    Against strict evaluation criteria, the website won the accolade for, among other reasons, its support for steps to integrate IT into the information society in Bahrain; its commitment to reducing the ‘digital divide’ and content gap between technology-empowered and technology-excluded communities and groups; and bridging society through multimedia.

  • Jordan wins 2018 best smart identification card award

    Jordan has won the Outstanding Achievement Award for the 2018 Best Smart Identification Card (eID), recently announced at the High Security Printing (EMEA) Conference in the Polish capital of Warsaw.

    The award was received by Director-General of the Civil Status and Passports Department, Fawaz Al-Shahwan, during his participation in the annual conference held between February 19 to 21.

  • KR: Seoul launches international smart city awards highlighting environment, inclusion

    93 cities selected for main round of Seoul Smart City Prize

    Seeking to encourage urban innovation worldwide, the Seoul Metropolitan Government has begun sorting out global city projects that cater to eco-friendliness, digital technologies and vulnerable urban residents as the city hosts the first international smart city award in September.

    The Digital Policy Division under the Seoul Metropolitan Government's Digital Policy Bureau announced Wednesday that it shortlisted 209 submissions from 93 cities in 47 countries. It is the first smart city prize to be awarded by Seoul.

  • Kuwait clinches 3 e-government awards at GCC conference

    Kuwait won three prizes at the 4th GCC e-Government Award, Conference and Exhibition 2015, it was learned here on Wednesday.

    One of the prizes went to Kuwait's National Assembly General Secretariat for having the best public interaction with its legislative portal which is called Take an Active Part in Legislation.

  • Malta lauded for best practices in ICT

    The Information Society and Media director general, Robert Madelin, lauded Malta’s track record of ICT use and for being a key player in delivering the digital agenda.

    Mr Madelin delivered a presentation about the digital agenda during a business breakfast organised by the European Union representation in Malta.

    The European Commission adopted the ‘Digital Agenda for Europe’ last May by unveiling a detailed action plan aimed to improve the competitiveness of the ICT industry by infusing a real EU-wide single market for online products and services.

  • Meerbusch: ''Internet-Award'' für Stadt-Seite

    Der Internetauftritt der Stadt Meerbusch darf sich ab sofort mit Gold schmücken. Auf der ersten Seite von "" prangt jetzt der "Internet-Award". Anlass der Auszeichnung: Bei einer bundesweiten Untersuchung durch die Betreiber der nichtkommerziellen Website "" erhielt der Online-Service der Meerbuscher Bürgerbüros das Prädikat "vorbildlich".
  • NITA Uganda awards the best e-government bodies in Uganda

    The National Information Technology Authority (NITA) Uganda awarded the best online government bodies in the e-government excellence awards. The ceremony, held under the theme “Bold Digital Government: Unlocking Service Delivery”, was geared towards commending the government agencies that have actively promoted the provision of services to citizens online.

    The event was organized by Legends events and hospitality and was part of NITA-U’s month-long celebration that the Authority put up marking 10 years since its inception. The awards attracted over 75 nominations under various categories in which 16 awards were delivered.

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